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Shapovalov’s run in Rome ends in semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman

Shapovalov’s run in Rome ends in semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman

Canadian Denis Shapovalov’s steady run at the Italian Open ended Sunday with a semifinal loss to Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. The No. 8-seeded Schwartzman defeated Shapovalov 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (4) to advance to Monday’s finals,…

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Atletico near deal to sign Barca’s Suarez

Atletico near deal to sign Barca’s Suarez

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has agreed a deal with the club to end his contract and settled on personal terms with Atletico Madrid, according to reports in Spain on Monday. The Catalans’ third top scorer…

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Bianca Andreescu withdraws from Roland Garros

Bianca Andreescu withdraws from Roland Garros

For the first time since 2003, both US Open champions were not there to defend their titles in the past couple of weeks. Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu had withdrawn from the second Major of…

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Tadej Pogacar wins Tour De France 2020

Tadej Pogacar wins Tour De France 2020

Tadej Pogacar became the first Slovenian to win the Tour de France as the famous three-week race ended on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday. Pogacar, who celebrates his 22nd birthday on Monday, is the…

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Jamal Murray proving he can be top option for Canada in future

Jamal Murray proving he can be top option for Canada in future

Draymond Green once said there are 82-game players and 16-game players in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star was referring to the difference of performing in the regular season versus winning in the playoffs,…

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Liverpool seals Thiago transfer deal

Liverpool seals Thiago transfer deal

Liverpool have crushed off rival interest from Manchester United to seal a deal worth an initial £20 million for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara. Thiago, 29, whose deal with the Champions League winners was due to expire next summer, has agreed…

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Bouchard, Fernandez lead Canadian women’s tennis charge going into french open

Bouchard, Fernandez lead Canadian women’s tennis charge going into french open

The Canadian women’s tennis landscape features a former star, a current star and a rising star. The current star — 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu — has been out of action for nearly one…

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PSG’s Neymar gets ban; racism probe opened

PSG’s Neymar gets ban; racism probe opened

French football authorities have opened an research into Neymar’s claim of racist abuse during a contentious 1-0 loss to Marseille on Sunday, and they banned the Paris Saint-Germain star two games for slapping defender Alvaro Gonzalez in the back of the head during that…

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Toronto Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse to multi year extension

Toronto Raptors sign coach Nick Nurse to multi year extension

Nick Nurse would have been in the final year of his contract next campaign. The Toronto Raptors weren’t about to let that happen with their coach. Nurse and the Raptors stated a multiyear extension Tuesday,…

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Aubameyang signs bumper new long-term deal

Aubameyang signs bumper new long-term deal

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has ended months of speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract, the club has revealed. Sources told ESPN the new deal is worth £250,000-a-week with further performance-related bonuses on top and…